International Business


Get ready to conduct business on a global scale. As an International Business student at McGill University, you’ll have every opportunity to succeed in the global marketplace.

The International Business Concentration will help you understand international business relations and give you the conceptual and analytical framework needed to formulate feasible and effective business policies in an international setting.

Discover what it takes to lead on a global scale: gain cross-cultural awareness and a global mindset and learn how to build effective international workforces and operations. With courses in management in the global context, business climate in developing countries, marketing research and cross-cultural management, you’ll be well equipped for a rewarding career across a variety of internationally oriented organizations.


With economic and business activity becoming increasingly globalized, the International Business concentration will prepare you for a career in a variety of internationally oriented organizations, including:

  • local business firms involved in international trade, licensing, or financial arrangements;
  • headquarters or subsidiaries of multinational companies;
  • banks and other international financial institutions; and
  • various governmental organizations. 


As an International Business student, you can take courses like:


The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe.

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application. 

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